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Adejobi replaces Frank Mba as Police PRO

New Force Public Relation Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

The Nigeria Police Force has replaced Assistant Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba with Chief Superintendent of Police, Olumuyiwa Adejobi as the new Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO).

A statement released by the Administration Officer attached to the Force Public Relations Department, Benjamin Hundeyin said Mr Mba is going for a Senior Executive Course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) in Kuru, Jos.

The statement said Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Adejobi will take charge of the department with immediate effect.

It also said ACP Mba was nominated for the course by the Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba.

Mr Adejobi is an alumnus of the University of Ibadan, where he studied Archeology and Geography (Combined Honours).

The new Force PRO also holds a Masters’s Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the same university.

He was the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the Ogun State Command from 2008 to 2016 and served as the PPRO Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, in 2016.

He was also PPRO Lagos State Police Command between September 2020 and August 2021.

The statement described the new PPRO as an experienced communicator and image manager who has achieved great strides in his previous appointments.

CSP Adejobi is a member of several professional bodies and associations which include: Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); International Public Relations Association (IPRA).

Others are Pointman Leadership Institute, USA; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), USA; and the Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigeria.

Writing by Abdullahi Lamino; Editing by Tony Okerafor